Meritage Homes Corporation

Land Development Coordinator

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From the homes we build to the careers we offer, we’re about doing things that actually make a difference in your life and the way you live. Meritage Homes is a thriving company that believes in building beautiful, incredibly innovative and energy-efficient homes people adore.


We were the first national top 10 homebuilder to have every home we build be 100% ENERGY STAR® certified. And with more than 100,000 homes built, our focus, since day one, has been to build incredible new homes and communities in prime locations for fantastic prices. But more than anything, we build energy-efficient homes and communities for people who appreciate a home being built the way it can, and should, be built. And for the staff at Meritage Homes that make this all possible, we believe in having the same standards of quality and reward that make for an enjoyable career. 


When joining Meritage Homes, you and your career can benefit in a number of ways, including:

  • An entrepreneurial work environment that encourages creativity and innovative ideas from every level
  • A competitive drive to be the best
  • Pride in delivering a quality product that benefits people and the environment, superior service, and exceptional value
  • Top-notch benefits
  • The opportunity to further your career in a growing national organization
  • Team atmosphere where every individual is considered a vital asset





  • Set up new vendors for the Land Department, working with accounting and insurance compliance as required.
  • Prepare and ensure timely execution for all Land Development Master Agreements, Professional Services Master Agreements, Authorization Agreements, Change Orders and other legal documents as required.
  • Maintain all contract files, both on the server as well as in hard copy, as required by company policy.
  • Enter and maintain all contracts in E1, ensuring at all times that the commitment in E1 matches the current land development contract amount.
  • Process all Applications for Payment, verifying contract amounts, obtaining the required approvals, and submitting to A/P by required monthly deadline.
  • Work with A/P on land vendor statements, lien releases, check hold or other vendor payment issues.
  • Other administrative duties as noted below:
  • Land Development

    • Maintain and update all land development budgets with information provided by Land Development Managers.
    • Prepare spreadsheets and work closely with the finance department administering budgets for the land department (accounting knowledge required). 
    • Assist in the preparation of bid packages for all land development bids and track the receipt of required bids.
    • Assist Land Development Managers in the preparation of bid analysis’, ensuring the analysis is supported by proper documentation as required by company policy.
    • Track all land development bonds/letters of credit (LOC).  Request new bonds/LOCs as needed, track expiration of existing bonds/LOCs as well as possible reductions in existing bonds/LOCs.  Review bond/LOC premiums and maintain bond/LOC budget in all communities.
    • Maintain subcontractor list for all projects.


    Invoice, Pay Application

    • Review Budgets and Schedules for all Projects; instruct all Subcontractors/Vendors Invoices & Applications for Meritage’s payment policy.
    • Review all Invoices, Change Orders, Pay Applications, confirm all 20 Pre-Lien notices, apply proper Coding and route for sign-off
    • Assign correct Coding of items to the proper Job and category




    • Process Homeowner Association (HOA) invoices (month/quarterly dues, subsidy requests, etc.) and ensure timely payment.
    • Maintain HOA files in accordance with company policy.
    • Coordinate execution and recordation of HOA documents as needed.




Education:   High School Diploma, 2 or more years of college, preferred 



  • Must have at least two (2) years of experience in homebuilding, land development, real estate, lender or escrow fields.

Technical Skills: 

  • Strong computer skills with expertise in Microsoft Windows Office applications, including Outlook, Word, and Excel.
  • Proficiency in Math.

Interpersonal/Communication Skills:

  • Strong Oral/Written Communication Skills, proofreading skills; strong telephone skills 
  • Excellent Interpersonal and Customer Service skills
  • Personal maturity and a professional demeanor; position requires the ability respond favorably and communicate effectively  
  • Frequent interactions with a wide variety of internal and external contacts, with all levels of authority and responsibility
  • Team Player; and demonstrated ability to work within cross-functional teams, in a support role 


  • Sound judgment with a high level of integrity 
  • Self directed; takes initiative, proactively addresses problems; can work with minimal oversight 
  • Accurate; with keen attention to detail 

Mental Abilities:

  • Analytical; with the ability to give, receive, analyze information, and interpret complex issues in order to determine the root problem and make effective decisions to bring the issue to a successful conclusion
  • Highly organized and flexible; with the ability to prioritize multiple projects and meet deadlines, often with frequent interruptions and changing circumstances, in a high-volume fast-paced work environment


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